The Chertoff Group Receives Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2018 Infosec Award

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The Chertoff Group wins the coveted 2018 InfoSec Award, named a “2018 Hot Company” under the “Risk Management” category

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This award further highlights The Chertoff Group’s ongoing commitment to helping clients embrace the changing nature of risk by strengthening security for critical business assets.

The Chertoff Group, a global security advisory firm that enables clients to navigate changes in security risk, technology and policy, announced today that it was named a 2018 Infosec Award winner by Cyber Defense Magazine. Judged globally amongst 3,000 information security companies, The Chertoff Group was honored as a “2018 Hot Company” in the “Risk Management” category for its Security Risk Management Consulting Methodology, which received SAFETY Act designation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2017.

The Chertoff Group’s proven Security Risk Management Consulting Methodology enables organizations to assess, mitigate and monitor physical and cyber security risks to their people, facilities and technology assets as well as to the business operations they support. The service helps clients assess current security measures and, as appropriate, build out a security risk management program to deter, protect against, respond to and recover from key threat scenarios, as appropriate. Additionally, the firm provides a risk monitoring service to evaluate the effectiveness of controls being implemented. The methodology is flexible and modular, allowing it to be applied to address risks specific to an organization’s unique operating environment.

“We are honored to be selected as a 2018 Infosec Award recipient among a talented group of leading security firms,” said Chad Sweet, co-founder and CEO of The Chertoff Group. “This award further highlights The Chertoff Group’s ongoing commitment to helping clients embrace the changing nature of risk by strengthening security for critical business assets, building competitive advantage with security as a business enabler and contributing as a thought leader to help inform and build consensus toward sound public policy.”

The Chertoff Group is one of the only professional services companies in the world to have achieved SAFETY Act designation across all industries for its methodology, which demonstrates substantial utility and effectiveness and is available for immediate deployment. Additionally, through its Strategic Advisory Services, The Chertoff Group provides comprehensive security assessment, risk management strategy development and ongoing monitoring services to help clients anticipate changing risks and build capabilities necessary to navigate today’s complex global and corporate threat environment.

“With cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, reaching over $600B in theft and damages last year, we are proud to select The Chertoff Group as an award-winning innovator, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, editor-in-chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

The 2018 Infosec Awards, presented by Cyber Defense Magazine, is an annual review of the hottest, most innovative, best, market leaders, next-generation and cutting-edge information security companies from around the world. The list of winners represents companies on a mission to help businesses and government agencies of all sizes comply with regulations, stop cyber-criminals, hackers, hacktivists, cyber terrorists and threats against critical infrastructure.

About The Chertoff Group
The Chertoff Group is a premier global advisory services firm focused on helping clients expertly navigate changes in security risk, technology and policy. Through its Strategic Advisory Services and Merchant Bank, The Chertoff Group enables businesses to understand the changing nature of risk, whether by better securing their enterprises, building competitive advantage or managing the policy environment. The Chertoff Group is one of the only professional services companies in the world to have achieved SAFETY Act designation across all industries for its proven Security Risk Management Consulting Methodology. The Chertoff Group and its investment banking subsidiary, Chertoff Capital, have advised on M&A transactions totaling nearly $8 billion in deal value. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the firm maintains offices in Menlo Park, Calif. and New York. For more information about The Chertoff Group, visit http://www.chertoffgroup.com.

About Cyber Defense Magazine 
With over 1.2 Million annual readers and growing, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

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